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PHOTOS: Remembering Congressman John Lewis

In this photo taken Thursday, July 26, 2018, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., walks down the steps of the House of Representatives following final votes as lawmakers break for the August recess, at the Capitol in Washington. The 78-year-old civil rights icon was hospitalized for undisclosed reasons in Atlanta for undisclosed reasons, Saturday night, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)
In this photo taken Thursday, July 26, 2018, Rep. John Lewis, D-Ga., walks down the steps of the House of Representatives following final votes as lawmakers break for the August recess, at the Capitol in Washington. The 78-year-old civil rights icon was hospitalized for undisclosed reasons in Atlanta for undisclosed reasons, Saturday night, July 28, 2018. (AP Photo/J. Scott Applewhite)(J. Scott Applewhite | AP)
Published: Jul. 25, 2020 at 7:25 PM CDT
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DOTHAN, Ala. (WTVY) - The nation is saying goodbye to civil rights leader and Congressman John Lewis who died July 17 after a battle with pancreatic cancer.

His family organized a series of memorial services and viewings in Alabama, Washington and Atlanta.

The first event was held Saturday in Lewis’ hometown of Troy. It continued Saturday night in Selma.

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